Mar 29, 2018
The pulverising mediocrity of the internet of strings.
Mar 22, 2018
"A biography is always constructed from ruins but, as any archaeologist will tell you, there is never the means to unearth all the rooms, or follow the buried roads, or dig into every cistern for treasure. You try to see what the ruin meant to whoever inhabited it and, if you are lucky, you see a little way...
Mar 15, 2018
Like every single other thing on this podcast and the internet: I tell you it's bad and then do it anyway.
Mar 8, 2018
"Syllable by syllable, the forgotten vocabulary that they already know: that picture, that knickknack, that painting, that door over there, as if the things lacked at the same time possessed a past, painfully reconstructed in a kind of difficult archeology of the emotions." - António Lobo Antunes, Fado Alexandrino
Mar 1, 2018
“But what would be our readers’ reaction if we simply refused to get to the bottom of that question?” - Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain